Lectures

In addition to individual talks, the Center sponsors the Clark Quarterly Lectures at the Clark Library and the Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms series on the UCLA campus.

Past Events


Upcoming Events

  • 9 Dec

    Work-in-Progress Session: Water on the Arno: Giulio Parigi’s Designs for the 1608 Argonautica

    Wednesday, December 9, 2020
    4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

    –presented by Laura Hutchingame, UCLA Hosted by Helen Deutsch, Director and Professor of English, UCLA This event is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. All audience members will receive instructions via email after registration. Click the following link to register directly with Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcsdOCsrjIrH9QeCEeKM3ZQKRKT1u08BRKT  As part of our ongoing effort to sustain intellectual community and...

  • 26 May

    A Catholic Cosmopolis? Interpreting Diversity in a Coercive Empire

    Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

    Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms Lecture –by Zoltán Biedermann (University College London) Online event via Zoom This paper proposes a conceptual intervention inspired by a critical reading of Sheldon Pollock's The Language of Gods in the World of Men (2009). It asks the audience to consider whether the Catholic Monarchy, especially during its global heyday c.1580–1640, may be described as a cosmopolis...